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    SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CASE STUDY BY Aurelio Montelongo Jr. June 22‚ 2012 Southwest Airlines is in an environment whose conditions for most in this type of industry have been anything but profitable. So why is it that Southwest Airlines‚ who has been profitable in this volatile market been able to make money? Though Southwest did have a losing quarter it was not due to lack of fliers or its service to its customers‚ but an investment in its fuel hedging cost. As fuel dropped in price‚ Southwest

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    Marketing Excellence Southwest Airlines “fees don’t fly with us” Prof. Dr. Osman Karatepe Ghazal Adel Fahmideh 115120 Tour 504 Introduction Southwest Airlines Co. is the largest low-cost carrier in the United States‚ and is headquartered in Dallas‚ Texas. The airline was established in 1967‚ by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher. Southwest begins flying within the state of Texas (between Dallas‚ Houston‚ and San Antonio) with three Boeing 737 aircraft. Today Southwest operates nearly 400

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    managerial derailment and failure Southwest Airlines strict adherence to its mission to provide the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth‚ friendliness‚ individual pride‚ and company spirit is a key factor to the company’s success (About Southwest Airlines Co‚ 2013). The airlines ability to commit to employees to provide them with a stable work environment that ensures equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Southwest prides itself on allowing all within

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    research is Southwest airlines. It has been one of the most successful airlines in the US‚ and with very high customer service ratings. This is very impressive to attain by such a small company in a very tough industry. Southwest is able to achieve such levels by having a clear mission of providing low-fare travel using a point-to-point system and not having a hub-based system. The company operates in relatively shorter routes and only maintains one plane type‚ its famous Boing 737. Southwest as an organization

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    Southwest Airlines Resources Tangible Resources Financial Resources - Southwest has always managed its cash well . In the financial year 2001 ‚ the airline had generated 64 ‚446 ‚773with an operating income of 821 ‚659 and a credit value very good Physical Resources - In all the cities it operates instead of having agents or computerized booking system Southwest has its reservation centre and vending machines at the airports . Previously Southwest only operated in cities near Texas ‚ but started

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    Southwest Airlines in 2008 - 2009: Analysis and Recommendations Analysis Performed By: American Consulting Group‚ LLC CEO: Michael A. Evans Table of Contents Letter of Appreciation to Gary Kelly‚ CEO ……………………………...3 Executive Summary ……………………………………………..........4 Appendix 1 ……………………………………………………………….10 Appendix 2 ……………………………………………………………….11 Appendix 3 ……………………………………………………………….12 Appendix 4 ……………………………………………………………….13 Appendix 5 ……………………………………………………………….15 Appendix

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    Contents Page 1. An Introduction to Southwest Airlines 1.1 Beginnings 1 1.2 Culture

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    Executive Summary Southwest Airlines has been a strong growth company over the last 35 years. Using its low-cost‚ passenger friendly‚ point-to-point operational strategy‚ Southwest has been able to sustain considerable growth year after year and remain profitable for 33 straight years. While Southwest has gained market share in recent years‚ legacy carriers have struggled due to depressed market conditions. The entire airline industry has endured expensive labor contracts‚ soaring energy costs and

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    EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the fiscal year ended December 31‚ 2013 or ¨ TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the transition period from ________ to ________ Commission File No. 1-7259 Southwest Airlines Co. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) TEXAS 74-1563240 (State or other jurisdiction of (IRS Employer incorporation or organization) Identification No.) P.O. Box 36611 Dallas‚ Texas 75235-1611 (Address of principal

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    Running head: SOUTHWEST AIRLINES Southwest Airlines William F. White Grand Canyon University Introduction Southwest Airlines took their first flight in June 18‚ 1971. The company got underway more then four years earlier but had a number of tough lawsuits against them before they were able to get their first plane up in the air. Southwest Airlines began serving the Texas cities of Dallas‚ Houston and San Antonio. And then in 1979‚ Southwest Airlines finally made their first voyage outside

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